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U.S. safer when CDC works with other countries to fight infectious diseases

Media Advisory

Embargoed until: Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 1pm ET
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

Projects in Asia and Africa offer model for greater health security in other nations

What

CDC will host a telebriefing to discuss improvements in disease detection and response that may serve as a model for fighting infectious disease throughout the world.

Who

Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

When

Thursday, January 30, 2014, at noon (ET)

DIAL-IN:

Media: 888-795-0855
Non-Media: 800-369-1917
International: 1-630-395-0353
PASSCODE: CDC MEDIA

Important Instructions 
If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

TRANSCRIPT
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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